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State Walk Stats Fundraising Stats 2017: over $502K | 2018: over $555K | 2019 $600K (Projected)

Walk Stats-Number of Walkers per Year 2017: over 2,300K | 2018: 2,400K | 2019: 3,000K (Projected)

State Stats (chapters opened, etc.)

Since 2017, Best Buddies in Florida opened over 10 new school chapters etc.


Best Buddies Friendship Walk South Florida

March 16, 2019 8:00AM - 1:00PM

Museum Park 1075 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132

bestbuddiesfriendshipwalk.org/southflorida Sponsorship Levels Title Sponsor ($25,000) ($24,600 tax deductible) Pre Event  Recognized as the Title Sponsor on all Friendship Walk collateral including the save the date, sponsorship deck, team captain guide, brochures, posters, and flyers*  Recognized as the Title Sponsor in all media including the pre and post-event press release, mailings, social media posts, and e-blasts  Recognized as the Title Sponsor on the South Florida Friendship Walk website and logo placement on the National Friendship Walk website  Exclusive Best Buddies South Florida Facebook and Instagram post  The opportunity to have a company executive speak at the Friendship Kickoff Party Event Day  Recognized as the Title Sponsor on all participant T-shirts*  Podium recognition as Title Sponsor at the event  Ten (10) course signs with sponsor name/logo placed prominently along the walk course  The opportunity to have a company executive speak during the opening ceremonies and lead the Friendship Walk *based on printing deadlines


Title Sponsor ($25,000) continued Event Day  Priority tent placement at the event with select food/beverages  Opportunity to implement exclusive marketing/brand activations at the event  Branded banner at Friendship Walk start line  Company logo integrated into the event snapchat filter  Branded selfie station  Ten (10) VIP Tent tickets  Two (2) VIP parking passes  Ten (10) general parking passes Post Event  Best Buddies Friendship Walk sponsor plaque  Recognized as the Title Sponsor in all post-walk mailings  Exclusive wrap-up party for your company and employees  Signage at our Annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball in April 2019 (1,000 attendees)  Two (2) tickets to the 23rd Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala on November 15, 2019 Your Gift Will Allow Best Buddies Florida to:  Identify and fund training space for program participants to build necessary job skills for successful placement.  Underwrite the cost of two (2) local School Friendship Programs that foster one-to-one friendships between students with and without IDD

Presenting Sponsor ($10,000) ($9,600 tax deductible) Pre Event  Name/Logo included on all Friendship Walk collateral including the save the date, sponsorship deck, team captain guide, brochures, posters, and flyers*  Recognized as a sponsor of a designated event area  Name/Logo placement in all media including the pre and post-event press release, mailings, social media posts, and e-blasts  Name/Logo placement on the South Florida Friendship Walk website Event Day  Prominent logo placement on Friendship Walk t-shirts*  Podium recognition as a Presenting Sponsor at the event  Seven (7) course signs with sponsor name/logo placed along the walk course  Priority tent placement at the event with select food/beverages  Five (5) VIP tent tickets  One (1) VIP parking pass  Five (5) general parking passes Post Event  Best Buddies Friendship Walk sponsor plaque  Prominent logo placement in all post-walk thank you mailings Your Gift Will Allow Best Buddies Florida to:  Create a magical evening where buddy pairs celebrate and have fun at The Best Buddies Friendship Ball, a memorable community dance; an experience from which they may otherwise be excluded. *based on printing deadlines


Gold Sponsor ($7,500) ($7,200 tax deductible) Pre Event  Name/Logo placement on all Friendship Walk collateral including the save the date, sponsorship deck, team captain guide, brochures, posters, and flyers*  Name/Logo placement in media including the pre and post-event press release, mailings, social media posts, and e-blasts  Name/Logo placement on the South Florida Friendship Walk website Event Day  Logo placement on Friendship Walk t-shirts*  Podium recognition at the event  Five (5) course signs with sponsor name/logo placed along the walk course  Reserved tent at the event  Two (2) VIP tent tickets  One (1) VIP parking pass  Three (3) general parking passes Post Event  Best Buddies Friendship Walk sponsor certificate  Logo placement in all post-walk thank you mailings Your Gift Will Allow Best Buddies Florida to:  Underwrite the employment support that Best Buddies Jobs provides a person with IDD, allowing him or her to find a job, become financially independent, receive benefits and work alongside others in the community.  Send three (3) students to Best Buddies Leadership Conference, an annual training weekend at Indiana University, where program participants with and without IDD will learn how to run successful Best Buddies chapters in their schools and communities *based on printing deadlines


Silver Sponsor ($5,000) ($5,000 tax deductible) Pre Event  Name/Logo placement on all Friendship Walk collateral including the save the date, sponsorship deck, team captain guide, brochures, posters, and flyers*  Name/Logo placement in the pre and post-event press release  Name/Logo placement on the South Florida Friendship Walk website Event Day  Podium recognition at the event  Five (5) course signs with sponsor name/logo placed along the walk course  Two (2) VIP tent tickets  Three (3) general parking passes Post Event  Best Buddies Friendship Walk sponsor certificate  Logo placement in all post-walk thank you mailings Your Gift Will Allow Best Buddies Florida to:  Bring together people with and without IDD for friendships that cultivate community-wide social inclusion, by funding a new school, citizens or corporate chapter in the Best Buddies Friendship program.

Bronze Sponsor ($2,500) ($2,500 tax deductible) Pre Event:  Name/Logo placement on the South Florida Friendship Walk website Event Day  Three (3) course signs with sponsor name/logo placed along the walk course  Two (2) general parking passes Post Event  Best Buddies Friendship Walk sponsor certificate  Logo placement in all post-walk thank you mailings Your Gift Will Allow Best Buddies Florida to:  Fund an all-day Ambassadors training session for up to 50 people with and without IDD, where attendees will gain the public speaking skills and confidence needed to champion for inclusion throughout their community. *based on printing deadlines


Florida Office | Catherine Alcantara | Director, South Florida Walk | CatherineAlcantara@bestbuddies.org

2019 Best Buddies SFL Friendship Walk- Become our Partner!  
2019 Best Buddies SFL Friendship Walk- Become our Partner!  
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